The Daily Beet

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I am still amazed when people come up to me and say, “How and where do you find the time to be plant-strong when everything takes such a long time to prepare?”  I shrug my shoulders and think, "what could be easie...

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Veggie burgers have to be one of the best foods ever.  And, if you are like me, I am constantly experimenting to create that perfect burger that can be used at a family gathering or barbecue for everyone to enjoy.  I...

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As a child, we always begged our mom to buy canned soup.  It seemed so appealing, and those cherubic twins (who advertised the soup) were just too darling.  But, our grandmother was always busy making homemade soup, an...

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  She is a woman on a mission.  And it includes teaching women about heart disease. Jane Esselstyn's out to let everyone know that heart disease is the number one killer of women.  According to www.goredforwome...

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I've lived in Philadelphia for a long time.  I can get you anywhere you need to be and that's because I suffer from what I call the "20 Minute Syndrome."  I can weave in and out of traffic and avoid the long commuter...

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I am Engine 2 I am Engine 2. This is where and how I live. I don’t live in a firehouse and I’m not a fireman. But I’m a firefighter of sorts. I have rescued my health and have regained my fitness. I’ll tell you ...

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  I'm really good at trivia. I tend to remember all kinds of details and facts.  From things left over from high school Chemistry to dates and numbers.  I've got all kinds of data rolling around up there, just...

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I've never been much of a baker. When the holidays roll around and you head to the neighbor's house, I am the person who gifts our friends with a beautiful batch of Mighty Muffins.  People who've never had one, are no...

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Soup.  Who doesn't love soup?  I could eat it everyday, and in fact, it seems as though I do!  Of late, I have been adding old-fashioned (thick cut) oats to the soup base, and its results are a creamy, thick soup th...

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  This time of the year you can walk through any farmer’s market, and you’ll see the full spectrum of squash from butternut, acorn, crookneck, and more.  The variety is beautiful looking and tasting.   A n...

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If you're plant-strong, you know that cauliflower can often be the focal point of many delicious meals.  It has jumped from being a boring side-dish to letting its fractals shine as the main course of any table. Many p...

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  Looking for a delicious and quick dinner?  I think I may have found it in a recipe I am calling, "Pronto Oats Florentine."  I love anything Italian, and it is a cuisine that holds up masterfully as a plant-st...

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If you’re a Drew Carey fan, you know that the theme song from his sitcom carries the message that “Cleveland Rocks!”  If you attended the 2 Forks Conference  in Cleveland this past weekend, you’ll have to agree...